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4 years 4 months
2007 / PDF
Impact and benefit agreements (IBAs) have become a common part of a standard package of agreements negotiated between an industrial proponent and a representative aboriginal organization.  Among other things, IBAs recognize aboriginal peoples’ interests with the land and parallel more broadly with the corporate social responsibility phenomena.  IBAs seek to establish a bond based on consultation...
Author(s): Courtney Fidler and Michael Hitch
4 years 4 months
2015 / PDF
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the west coast of Canada have been heralded as economic salvation for the province of British Columbia. This report undertakes a reality check that reveals several major problems with this narrative, both in the stewardship of finite non-renewable resources by provincial and federal governments, and in the environmental implications of largescale...
Author(s): David Hughes
4 years 5 months
2015 /
This report comes at a time when energy demand is high, markets are strong and large scale, multi-national energy projects are being heralded as the key to Federal and Provincial economies. Like many BC First Nations, the Ashcroft Indian Band (AIB) needs to address the increasing volume of energy and natural gas projects that provincial and federal governments are approving in Nlaka’pamux...
Resource Producer: Ashcroft Indian Band
5 years 11 months
2011 /
The Sto:lo Referral and Assessment project aims to develop an Independent power project (IPP) referral and assessment policy and management process. Project Deliverables • IPP referral and assessment policy document(s). • GIS database of IPP referrals. • Database of technical experts to assist in implementation of the IPP assessment process. • Process established for community consultation...
5 years 11 months
2010 /
15. The [X] First Nation is committed on working with all parties through the full life cycle of a project including the development of pre-application documentation, application documentation, mitigation/compensation plans, permitting, and reclamation/closure plans. The commitment is based on the [X] First Nation and the Oil & Gas Exploration and Development Industry (Industry) agreeing to...
5 years 11 months
2010 /
The purpose of the IPP policy is to create an internal process to manage the flow of all current and future incoming IPP referrals, information and activity.
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
5 years 11 months
2011 / Power Point PDF
A Power Point presentation by Canadian Wind Energy Association discussing wind energy and wind energy project in BC. 
Author(s): Nicholas Heap, BC Policy Manager
5 years 11 months
2011 / Power Point PDF
A Power Point presentation discussing the mandate and purpose of the First Nations Energy and Mining Council, Alternative Energy success stories and the importance of partnerships in energy policy.
5 years 11 months
2011 / Power Point PDF
A Power Point presentation introducing Pulse Energy Micro Smart Grid design in Hartley Bay, BC.
Author(s): David Benton

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